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Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen (Source: Cohen and Stephanos families)

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Teen Boaters

Even though the U.S. Coast Guard suspended their search at sunset Friday for two Florida teens missing at sea, people in Jupiter were raising money for private search efforts while holding out hope the boys will be found.

CBS Miami–07/31/2015

CARROLL, IA - JULY 26:  Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waits to be introduced at a house party on July 26, 2015 in Carroll, Iowa. Although Clinton leads all other Democratic contenders, a recent poll had her trailing several of the Republican candidates in Iowa.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Calls For Lifting Cuba Embargo At FIU

Hillary Rodham Clinton, in Miami on Friday, called on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba for decades.

07/31/2015

Carl Lechner is facing seven counts of possession of child pornography.
(Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO: Gymnastics Coach Arrested For Possessing Child Porn

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives said a Palm Beach County gymnastics coach for children was arrested on Friday for possessing child porn.

07/31/2015

Cooper City Shooting (Source: CBS4)

Report: Teens Passed Gun Around Before Deadly Accidental Shooting

A South Florida teenager charged with manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of his friend during what’s being called deadly gun play, made his first appearance in juvenile court Friday afternoon.

07/31/2015

Cell Phone  (Source: CBS4)

Floridians Continue To Hang Up Traditional Phones

As more evidence of the transformation of the telephone industry, the Florida Public Service Commission released a report Friday that said the number of residential wirelines in the state has dropped by about 6 million during the past decade.

07/31/2015

Carmen and Jorge Barahona (Source: CBS4)

Bill Calls For State To Pay $3.75M In Barahona Case

A South Florida senator filed a proposal Friday that calls for the state to pay $3.75 million in a settlement stemming from the high-profile 2011 murder of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona and injuries suffered by her twin brother, Victor.

07/31/2015

Source: CBS4

Man Wanted For 2002 Homicide Arrested For Murder Of Sunrise Father

Detectives have someone in custody in connection to Monday’s fatal shooting of a man near a shopping mall.

07/31/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Lobster Mini-Season Comes To An Uneventful End

An uneventful lobster mini-season has come to an end and now the commercial lobster season begins on August 6th.

CBS Miami–07/31/2015

Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Environmental Group Sues To Stop Bear Hunting In Florida

An environmental advocacy group sued Florida’s wildlife protection commission, demanding a stop to a planned bear hunting season set to start in the fall.

07/31/2015

Carmen Torres (Source: CBS4)

Woman Blind For Years Can See Again Thanks To “Bionic Eye”

A Tampa woman, after 16 years of blindness, can see again thanks to an innovative “bionic eye” system.

07/31/2015

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One of the Moai heads underneath the Rapa Nui Reef. His head is buried in the sand. (Howie Grapek / Grapek Photography Online)

Easter Island Sculptures Crushed As Artificial Reef Flips During Sinking

Photographer Howie Grapek was among the first group to dive the Rapa Nui Reef just minutes after she was sunk. Unfortunately the artificial reef sunk upside down. There are many hazards, but still, an amazing site to be seen.

SOBE Wine and Food Festival (Source: CBS4

Gastronomic Celebration At SOBE Wine & Food Festival

Here are pictures of some of the gastronomic delights at the 2015 SOBE Wine and Food Festival.

Another Snowstorm Hits Winter-Weary Boston Area

This Is Why We Live In South Florida

With extreme winter weather creating havoc up north, here’s a look at why we live in South Florida.

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